#Ukraine

Activists called the EBRD to protect communities from agribusinesses

Activists called the EBRD to protect communities from agribusinesses

Activists and representatives of local communities have arrived today at the Kyiv office of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to complain about the...

Ukranian state official peaches eco-activists for pointing out at possible corruption

Ukranian state official peaches eco-activists for pointing out at possible corruption

Starting on Monday, the trial of four eco-activists began at Vinnytsia City court. The defendants are accused of libel and false accusation by the head of Tulchyn Rayon state...

Shrinking space for civic society: Public participation in decision-making on environment deteriorates

Shrinking space for civic society: Public participation in decision-making on environment deteriorates

A large number of countries are failing to adhere to the agreed provisions of the international Aarhus Convention which concerns environmental democracy. While the post-Soviet...

“Stop the persecution of environmental activists!” a new website for whistle-blowers appeals

“Stop the persecution of environmental activists!” a new website for whistle-blowers appeals

A new project launched by non-governmental organizations from the Czech Republic and Belarus aims to fight against dangerously rising statistics of persecuted activists. The...

Festival on renewable energy ReAction took place in Kiev

Festival on renewable energy ReAction took place in Kiev

Arnika´s partner organisation, Ekodiya, prepared the first edition of public festival on renewable resources and energy, which took place in the National Expocentre VDNH in Kiev...

Photocontest "Postcard from the village" brings attention to rural areas in Ukraine

Photocontest "Postcard from the village" brings attention to rural areas in Ukraine

Since 2017, Arnika cooperates with Kiev based NGO Ekodiya on strenghtening civil society in the Ukrainian countryside. One of the tools, which should attract more people and...

Study tour to western Ukraine showed sustainable rural practices to active citizens

Study tour to western Ukraine showed sustainable rural practices to active citizens

In the beginning of June, more than thirty Ukrainian environmentalists, activists, and local CSO´s members participated on a 5-day long study tour to regions of Western Ukraine....

Life in Vinnytsia is highly affected by massive chicken industry

Life in Vinnytsia is highly affected by massive chicken industry

Ukraine is well known for it's fertile land and big agricultural sector. It is not a coincidence that Ukraine is sometimes being called "a granary of Europe." Unfortunately, the...